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  • Governor Evers Issues Executive Order that Supports Increasing the Supply of Nurses in Response to COVID-19

    WNA’s Advocacy Efforts Pay Off! Governor Evers issued Executive Order #16  which suspends Administrative Rules of Health Care Providers and Professional Services Credentialing which includes sections of the Administrative Code for Nursing.  By suspending these rules the Governor has created a pathway for increasing the number of nurse available to

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  • WNA Update on Supporting Wisconsin Nurses during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

    WNA continues to advocate for the nurses of Wisconsin.  Here is a summary of activities that have taken place over the last few days. The Wisconsin Board of Nursing is working on development emergency rules that will increase the number of nurses via Issuing of a temporary licensure (Graduate Nurse),

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    Updates on WNA and WNA Affiliate Events

    The 2020 Healthy Nurses for Wisconsin Conference was scheduled for March 28th in Elkhart Lake. The event has been CANCELLED for 2020 and is rescheduled for March 20, 2021. The Wisconsin Association of School Nurses (WASN) Annual Conference was scheduled for April 20 through April 22 in Wisconsin Dells and is now

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  • Joint Statement from Wisconsin Health Care Leaders

    Health care leaders from across Wisconsin, including the Wisconsin Nurses Association, have signed a joint letter urging the public to abide by the “Safer at Home” order for COVID-19. “Wisconsin’s hospitals, health systems, physicians, nurses, clinics, health centers, nursing homes and long-term care facilities strongly support the ‘Safer at Home’

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  • WNA Board of Directors Approves Plan That Support Nurses and the public

    On Friday, March 20 the WNA Board of Directors approved a multidimensional plan for addressing Wisconsin’s COVID-19 public health emergency. The board has committed to implementing these strategies through the collective efforts of the Board and WNA’s three Councils, Public Policy, TriCouncil and Workforce Advocacy. Here is an overview of

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